CTT Big4 News IBM Cloud Recently #IBM003

CTT Big4 News IBM Cloud Recently #IBM003

Hello Friends, welcome to Big4 Recently

AWS, IBM, Google & Azure – the Big4 Cloud Service providers. In this article, we will explore latest IBM Cloud Recently.

Advanced monitoring for Db2 Warehouse on Cloud

DB2 on Cloud family now can be monitored by Data Server Manager a.k.a. DSM. There is a default Monitoring capability available with DB2 on Cloud that gives minimal amount of monitoring. However, DSM can provide advanced monitoring capability for database running on IBM Cloud. Just to note that more advance monitoring may hinder performance of database. Find more detail about DSM here.

Use IBM Cloud Certificate Manager with IBM Cloud Container Service to deploy custom domain TLS Certificates

IBM has announced that its Docker Kubernetes Cluster is now integrated with IBM Cloud Certificate Manager. This facilitates to manage TLS certificates for Kubernetes Cluster deploys on IBM Cloud. Therefore, custom domain can be used with own TLS certificate easily and managed by Developers who can then configure the ingress controller to use this certificate to secure apps. The update command also allows them to update an existing Kubernetes secret with a renewed certificate without causing downtime.

IBM Cloud now supports Next Generation Intel® Xeon® E3-1270 v6 Processors

IBM Cloud has announced to support of latest Intel Xeon processor E1270 v6 support that gives around 56% performance boost compared to earlier second generation E3-1200 processor family. E1270 v6 has 4 cores with 3.8 GHz speed supporting 64 GB RAM. IBM Cloud bare metal servers powered by Intel Xeon E3-1270 v6 processors are be available in IBM Cloud data centers in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and Australia.

IBM Mobile Foundation & Push Notification Pricing Updates

IBM has reviewed and simplified pricing model of Mobile Foundation and Push Notification services. Now these services are relatively cheaper. Earlier, base strategy of pricing was to charge customer per Gb-Hr basis, however now IBM has introduced per device and per 10K message model. Hence, start-up can start small and grow big easily without any complexity.

End of Support for few services

  • End of support for Spark version 1.6 in Analytics for Apache Spark: by 30th March 2018. There is next version of Spark i.e. 2.1.2 which is
  • IBM Bluemix Data Connect service on March 30, 2018. As of January 22, 2018, new IBM Bluemix Data Connect instances cannot be provisioned. However, existing instances will continue to be supported.
  • Support for accessing various Watson Services by static IP will be removed on January 15, 2018.

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